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BV Pro-Am Photo Gallery & Results

by June 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Despite low water levels, athletes and fans alike rallied this year to create one of the best BV Pro-Am Kayaking competitions to date. So many thanks to all the incredible volunteers and spectators who showed up to cheer, enjoy the beer gardens and support an amazing event. Photos of the action below, scroll to the [...] Read more »

Paddlefest Kicks Off 2012 Paddling Season!

by May 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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From Colorado Kayak Supply’s Paddlefest: May is our favorite month of the year. The river is coming up, our shop is filled with new gear, and to top it all off, we have Paddlefest! We’ll start Paddlefest ’12 with the CKS Storewide sale, which features the best gear from the nation’s top kayaking manufacturers. This includes [...] Read more »

Eddyline Brewery Partners with PaddleFest to Launch Boater Beer

by February 26, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Words and images courtesy of Earl Richmond of CKS Paddle Fest. Buena Vista’s Eddyine Brewery started a new beer this month to raise funds and awareness for Buena Vista’s long-running and super-successful special event, Paddle Fest. The beer was started today at the brewery by Eddyline owner and operator, Mic Heynekamp, with [...] Read more »

Denver Post Features Kayaker Dustin Urban, of South Main

by September 6, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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South Main resident Dustin Urban is featured today in a Denver Post article about his accomplishments and thoughts on his future. “BUENA VISTA — Dustin Urban balances his son as he prepares lunch for his daughter. The ham is diced while the tow-headed 2-year-old on his hip sips and the darling in the [...] Read more »

The Games Begin!

by June 21, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Well I’ve been in Plattling, Germany preparing for the World Championships for 10 days now. Last night was the opening ceremonies and today most classes except for the Men compete- the show is finally on the road! Before I get on to the writing, here’s a photo gallery of the really fun opening ceremonies last [...] Read more »

Jed & Dustin Surf the High Water 1.5 Wave

by June 19, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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The Numbers is our bread and butter class 4 run in Buena Vista, and when it hits around 2,800-3,000 cfs, we like to head up and surf the 1.5 Wave. It’s a very fast, super-dynamic wave that’s fun to just surf and hang on. If you can set up and time it right, you can [...] Read more »

Dustin Urban Wins Teva Mountain Games… Again!

by June 6, 2011 » Add more comments.
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There is something inexplicable about watching Dustin win the Teva Mountain Games Freestyle Kayak event once again. But then again, I feel this way most every year, since he was won 5 out of the 6 years we have been together. The event is so stacked- it is arguably the most [...] Read more »

Record-Breaking Scores at the BV Pro-Am

by June 1, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Maybe it was all the carbon fiber Rock Stars sitting in the eddy. It was probably also the Downtown Hole’s user-friendliness and the fact that most hole moves were possible there. One way or another, it was quite a show Saturday night for the finals of the BV Pro-Am, as myself and Stephen Wright each [...] Read more »

Fun and Sun for BV Pro-Am Open Classes

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The BV Pro Rodeo became the BV Pro-Am this year as we offered a number of open classes, and the response was really exciting! We had around 30 open competitors vying for a whole pile of prizes, including a Jackson Kayak All Star, won by Open Men’s competitor Craig Phillips! It was so great to [...] Read more »

Urban Adventure: South Main on Outside TV

by May 20, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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We are excited to announce the airing of a national segment on Outside Television about South Main. Sam Bricker of Outside TV Salida (Channel 63) filmed and produced the piece which is airing now through the summer season on a show called Outside Today. In his words “The local Salida crew recently filmed the segment [...] Read more »